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- Willshaw, D J (2006). Analysis of mouse EphA knockins and
knockouts suggests that retinal axons programme target cells to form
ordered retinotopic maps. Development, 133, 2705-2717.
- Kronhaus, D and Willshaw, D J (2006). The cingulate as a catalyst
region for global dysfunction: a dynamical modelling pradigm. Cerebral
Cortex, 16(8), 1212-1224.
- Willshaw, D J (2005). Self-organisation in the nervous system,
5-33. In Cognitive Systems: Information Processing Meets Brain
Science. Eds: R G M Morris, L Tarassenko, M Kenward. Elsevier.
- Steuber, V and Willshaw, D J (2004). A biophysical model of
synaptic delay learning and temporal pattern recognition in a
cerebellar purkinje cell. Journal of Computational Neuroscience 17,
- Eglen, S J and Willshaw, D J (2002). Influence of cell fate
mechanisms upon retinal mosaic formation: a modelling study.
Development, 129(23), 5399-5408.
- Price, D J and Willshaw D J (2000). Mechanisms of Cortical
Development. Monograph commissioned by the Physiological Society.
Oxford University Press, Oxford.
- Eglen, S J, van Ooyen, A, and Willshaw, D J (2000). Lateral cell
movement driven by dendritic interactions is sufficient to form
retinal mosaics. Network: Computation in Neural Systems, 11, 103-118.
- Gillies, A J and Willshaw, D J (1999). A massively connected
subthalamic nucleus leads to the generation of widespread pulses.
Proc Roy Soc B, 265, 2101-2109.
- van Ooyen, A Willshaw, D J (1999). Poly-and mononeuronal
innervation in a model for the development of neuromuscular
connections. J Theor Biol, 196, 495-511.
- Goodhill, G J and Willshaw, D J (1990). Application of the
elastic net algorithm to the formation of ocular dominance stripes.
Network: Computation in Neural Systems, 1, 41-59.
- Willshaw, D J and Dayan, P S (1990). Optimal plasticity from
Mamrix memories: what goes up must come down. Neural Computation, 1,
- Willshaw, D J and Buckingham, J T (1990). An assessment of Marr's
theory of the hippocampus as a temporary memory store. Phil Trans Roy
Soc B, 329, 205-215.
- Durbin, R Willshaw, D J (1987). An analogue approach to the
travelling salesman problem using an elastic net method. Nature, 126,
- Willshaw, D J and Gaze, R M (1986). The discontinuous visual
projections on the Xenopus optic tectum following regeneration after
unilateral nerve section. J Embryol Exp Morph, 94, 121-136.
- Fawcett, J W Willshaw, D J (1982). Compound eyes project stripes
onto the optic tectum. Nature, 296, 350-352.
- Willshaw, D J (19810. The establishment and the subsequent
elimination of poly-neuronal innervation of developing muscle:
theoretical considerations. Proc Roy Soc Lond B, 212: 233-252.
- Willshaw, D J and von der Malsburg, C (1979). A marker induction
mechanism for the establishment of ordered neural mappings: its
application to the retinotectal problem. Phil Trans Roy Soc B, 287,
- Willshaw, D J and von der Malsburg, C (1976). How patterned neural
connexions can be set up by self-organisation. Proc Roy Soc B, 194,
- Prestige, M C and Willshaw, D J (1975). On a role for competition in
the formation of patterned neural connexions. Proc Roy Soc B, 190,
- Willshaw, D J, Longuet-Higgins, H C Buneman, O P (1970). Models
for the brain. Nature, 225, 177-178.
- Willshaw, D J, Buneman, O P Longuet-Higgins, H C (1969).
Non-holographic associative memory. Nature, 222, 960-962.